Proud of a self well-loved

Proud of a self well-loved

Today is a good day. I’ve been feeling proud of myself over the past several months. Not all day, every day, but frequently. It’s a feeling I’m consciously exploring. Pursuing even. One of my biggest hurts comes from being disappointed by others, yet...
I quit. And it changed my life.

I quit. And it changed my life.

Today is a good day. For so many reasons, but also simply because I am healthy and happy today. Nine months ago, I smoked my last cigarette. It was the last puff in a 21-year relationship with smoking. I thought I was just quitting a bad habit. I thought it would be...